Writing Class for People with Arthritis Starts April 11

George Humphrey
March 28, 2001


Research shows that writing about stressful experiences or events reduces the symptoms of people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. The Arizona Arthritis Center, a Center of Excellence at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, is hosting the writing class, Enhance Healing by Writing.

The next 10-week session begins Wednesday, April 11. Irene Lasater, who has been a writing instructor in Tucson and Green Valley since 1990, teaches the class.

No previous writing experience is necessary. However, the class is similar to a support group and participants are encouraged to share their work.

For more information, contact the Arizona Arthritis Center at 520.626.4975.

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